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About Hazards


36-44 pages quarterly. ISSN 0267 7296 

is the only independent, union-friendly magazine to win major international awards. Workplace unions are your best hope for better, safer work - and Hazards provides the information and resources to make the union job easier. Hazards looks behind the company safety hype, and gives union answers to workplace problems. Using a global network of union safety correspondents, Hazards makes sure you have the best information available anywhere.

Hazards is edited and written by multi award winning journalist Rory O'Neill
His roles include:
• Professor, University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice, England.
• Education Fellow, The New England Consortium, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA.
• Researcher, Occupational and Environmental Health Research Group, University of Stirling, Scotland.
• Health, safety and environment adviser, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).
• Editor, Hazards magazine www.hazards.org
• Editor, TUC Risks www.tuc.org.uk/risks

Hazards is managed by Jawad Qasrawi. He is also a photographer whose work has been used by national and international organisations including Hazards, The Guardian, The Open University, Microsoft, Saatchi, BBC and The Daily Express. A selection of his work is available through the Getty and Alamy stock agencies.


Contact Hazards

Hazards, PO Box 4042, Sheffield, S8 2DG, England
Telephone 0114 201 4265 (UK) +44 114 201 4265 (world)
Subscription Jawad Qasrawi sub@hazards.org
Editorial Rory O'Neill editor@hazards.org
Web www.hazards.org


What they say about Hazards

Frank Leys, ITF dockers’ section secretary, said: "Hazards has a long and honourable record of defending the right of workers to safe workplaces", 2012

In 2008, US business magazine EHS Today named Hazards editor Rory O’Neill one of the 50 most influential health and safety leaders of the last decade.

Hazards is the winner of The Work Foundation Workworld Media Award 2007 and 2008 for online journalism. The judges said Hazards “is so good that it not only renders the material detailed and probing, but also lively and gutsy as well." more

Long listed for the Private Eye/Guardian Paul Foot Award for Investigative Journalism 2006

Hazards is an "outstanding achievement in the field of health and safety." American Public Health Association, announcing Hazards as its international occupational health award winner.

Runner-up, Workworld Media Awards 2004, Best business journalist, The Work Foundation

The Hazards editorial team was runner up in the Workworld Media Awards, 2002 Online Journalist of the Year The Work Foundation

"Hazards magazine is by far the health and safety publication read most regularly... More than six out of every 10 respondents read Hazards regularly (63 per cent), almost three times more than the next publication. " TUC Risks readers survey, 2002.

"It’s a fabulous publication, and Health and Safety reps around the world should subscribe." OHS Reps, issue 64, Journal of the Australian Victoria Trades Hall Council

"Hazards is an invaluable tool for trade unionists in Britain and around the world. Health and safety is now a global concern, and trade unions need to take a world-wide view of protecting people in every workplace." John Monks, ex-TUC general secretary

Winner of LabourStart's International "Labour website of the year 2001", beating over 200 nominated websites - "a terrific resource for health and safety activists not only in the UK but worldwide." Eric Lee, LabourStart

"Illustrious." Bill Callaghan, Chair, UK Health and Safety Commission

"Highly respected." George Monbiot, The Guardian

"Hazards is too good to miss." Cathy Walker, Canadian Autworkers Union (now Unifor), former national health and safety director.

"The best source of reviews and references on occupational health and diseases - ahead of the medical and trade journals." Journal of Information Science

"The most useful source on health and safety for trade unionists." British Library




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